Red Pepper Hummus in Cucumber Cups




  • 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 7-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (from 1 large lemon)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 English cucumbers


  1. Combine chickpeas, red peppers, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, pepper and 1 T bsp. hot water in food processor and puree until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired.
  2. Cut cucumbers into 1/2 -inch-thick slices and scoop out seeds with a small spoon or melon baller, leaving bottom intact to form a cup. Fill each cup with hummus and serve.

Nutrition Information

Makes 20 servings

Calories: 54; Total Fat: 5g (Saturated Fat: 1g); Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 135mg; Total Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein: 2g